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George and the New Craze book tour!

Alice Hemming is currently on a mini book tour for her new book George and the New Craze!  Here are picture from her reading sessions at Waterstones on Monday. Alice will be appearing at several more venues throughout the summer including: Watton at Stone Holiday Club on Friday 19th August Leaf Cafe on Wednesday 24th August To view all of our authors’ event dates, visit our google calendar. Buy George and the… Read More »George and the New Craze book tour!

Enough Posters for Queen Fluff!

What a glorious sight to be seen in the window of Waterstones Warrington….Queen Fluff would thoroughly approve!  All in preparation for Rachel Lyon’s event on the 3rd July (have a look on our calendar page for more details). Of course Mucky (I Wish I’d Been Born a Unicorn) and the Childe (Childe of Hale) have also made an appearance.  Set to be a fantastic event!

Rachel Lyon on the cover of Local Life

Maverick author, Rachel Lyon makes the front cover of her local edition of Local Life magazine.   Rachel is very proactive in her local area and does lots of events with her three Maverick books, The Cautionary Tale of the Childe of Hale, I Wish I’d Been Born a Unicorn and her newly published, Not Enough for Queen Fluff. Not Enough for Queen Fluff is sitting in pride of place in… Read More »Rachel Lyon on the cover of Local Life

Dinosaur Day Success!

Image from Telegraph & Argus  Steve Howson, author of Hocus Pocus Diplodocus, was joined by fellow dinosaur enthusiast, Louise Aaron, author of  Jamasaurus, to host a memorable Dinosaur Day with Bradford Libraries. Steve and Louise both read their dino books and then entertained the children with dino themed games. To top it all off, the libraries made sure there were plenty of dinosaur books on the shelves for the children to extend… Read More »Dinosaur Day Success!

Maverick World Book Week!

It’s World Book Day next Thursday meaning we have a very exciting and bookish week ahead of us! Our authors will be celebrating World Book Week in force and will be making multiple school visits during the week. Check out the full details on our calendar page. Here is a breakdown of where they will be! Monday 29th February      Tuesday 1st March      Wednesday 2nd March Thursday… Read More »Maverick World Book Week!

Lollipop puppets and sing-a-longs with Tracy Gunaratnam!

Last week, Tracy Gunaratnam joined Ashburton Library for their regular Book Buddies session and read her charming story, Preposterous Rhinoceros. The children joined Tracy for jungle sing-a-long and then made Preposterous Rhinoceros badges and lollipop puppets! Tracy will be at Croydon Library for National Storytelling Week in February 2016. Check out our other author’s events in our event calendar. Buy preposterous Rhinoceros here.

Not Without my Whale author helps open brand new library

Billy Coughlan, author of Not Without my Whale, joined the celebrations at Hamford Primary Academy and helped open their brand new children’s library. She joined Christopher William Hill, author of the Tales from Schwartzgarden series, to open the library last Friday.   They entertained the children with extracts from their stories and tales of writing and then cut the ribbon, officially opening the library.

Karen Owen joins Maverick Storyteller Lorna for Story Carousel session

Karen Owen partnered up with Maverick storyteller, Lorna Gill, for a special Story Carousel session in Brighton and Hove yesterday.                                Lorna runs her story sessions twice weekly in different locations in Brighton and Hove. She reads picture books and then bases the rest of her session around the story which comprises of craft activities, sensory play,… Read More »Karen Owen joins Maverick Storyteller Lorna for Story Carousel session

Mouse in the House! Evgenia Golubeva visits Waterstones, Stratford-Upon-Avon

It’s not just our authors who like to get our and share their books, but our illustrators too! Evgenia Golubeva visited her local Waterstones in Stratford-upon-Avon to share the story she illustrated: As Quiet as a Mouse, written by Karen Owen. Evgenia read the story, played games and taught the children how to draw elephants and mice. Evgenia believes that creativity in children is very important, she said: “I think… Read More »Mouse in the House! Evgenia Golubeva visits Waterstones, Stratford-Upon-Avon